Eastern Mennonite School - Shenandoah Yearbook (Harrisonburg, VA)
- Class of 1945
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astern Mennonite bnbnnl
PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASSES OF' THE
EASTERN MENNONITE SCHOOL
VOLUME XXII MAY 1945 NUMBER 5
Formerly entered as second-class matter February 2, 1923, at the post office at Har
rzsonburg, Virginia, under the Act of March 2 1879 U1 t
Scottdale Pennsylv '
5 , g z ered as second-clasa matter at
anzav, under the Act of March, 3 18 '
July and Septerb ' '
, 79. Publtshed ntonthly except
n 87 at MO-614 lfValnut fl'Zf'Ell1lC, Scottdale, Pennsylztwnta.
To our fatlzcrs and the jvropagation of
flze n0111'0sisfa1zt II-0JIC0lIf0l'Ill6d fa'i1'11 for
which Ihcy lived and divd, tlzrozrglz the
.S'L'0'f'i1lgS of the jmblzfr, the 11z.aIig11iti,es of
e.1'a111 i1zc'1's, througlr fra water, and s'w'0rd,
we dedicate this 'ZJ01ltII1l'. May it fulfill its
small part in thc S0ll1IdI'1Zg of flmf fa-ith fo
the ends of the earth.
The staff sends forth this small volume in hope that students may find in it an album
of cherished memories and that friends may feel in it a bit of the pulse of life here. As a
symbol of our prayer and testimony for Christian peace in our disrupted world, the olive
leaf has been used in the background of the class mottoes appearing herein. The picture
on the dedicatory page is a photograph of an oil copy by Norman Kraus of Hlacob de
Roore Confessing the Faith," taken from Martyrs, Mirror.
We do not claim to have accomplished all We set out to do, but we can rejoice if by
this publication the cause of Christ may be extended in the Held of Christian education.
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From the President
TO THE GRADUATING CLASSES OF 1945'
Congratulations to you upon the attainment of goals you have been
working to achieve. Eur graduation indicates that academic and Bible
courses have been completed, but your graduation from the school of life
is postponed until our Lord calls you up higher. You leave this institu-
tion to enter the vicissitudes of life in a world that is terribly distracted,
disorganized, and desparing.
Until our Lord returns, keep your hope anchored to Him, maintain-
ing a continual consciousness of the Spirit's indwelling presence, drink
deeply and continually from the Phord of Life land you can continue in
the service of God -with conjidence.
I. L. STAUFFER
From the Dean
My valedictory to you is Abound up with the overpowering incentive
of Paul, "Not as though I had already attained, either were already
perfect, but I follow after." Paul never regarded himself as having
arrived, as having fully achieved, as having attained the goal. His entire
life was a grand episode of a "reaching forth" and pressing onward.
Your diploma is not a symbol of having arrived, only that of com-
m-encement. Never sag to such smug complacency. Alttain, continue
attaining. Onward, ever onward to the prize of God's high calling.
CHESTER K. LEHMAN.
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Back Row.-Iohn Hostetter, Ianiiorp Mrs. Iohn Hostetter: Elizabeth Erb, Nurse: Gladys Shank, Ass'i
Librarian: Naomi Smoker: Miriam Shenkg Mary Florence Shank, Ass't Registrar.
Front Row.-Ida Hcstetter, Housekeeperp Miriam Barge, Mary Kolb, Cathalene Good, Mrs Shenk,
Mildred Brunk, Bernice Kolb, Betty Moseman.
Noi on piciure: Paul Landis, Ass't Dean oi Men, Margaret Martin, Faculty Ass't.
Ui' cannot say it's only for the work you'fve done
That gratitude is ours,
Nor do -we speak because it's nice and proper
That we hand to you these flogwers.
Rather, it's the love you showed in efvery act
.tis day by day your tasks you wrought.
Your worth to us can nefuer measured be
Nor can we thank you as 'we ought.
College Class Advise1"s Message
Your lives are crowned with spiritual blessings in Christ Iesus. The message of the
cross has led you into a voluntary participation in the death of self. You have appropriated
resurrection grace in witness of a risen Lord. Your experience in worship has been vital-
ized through a conscious identification with Christ in the heavenlies. Your lives are en-
riched With this manifold grace for the praise of His glory.
You have found the forgiveness of your sins and have received 'the adoption of chil-
dren in the family of God. Your acceptance with the Father has made you personally
responsible to reflect His character in holy living and in loving service. Your behaviour
has taken on the nature of testimony to the revealed will and purposes of God. Your
entire life with all of your training is now :being dedicated to the praise of His glory.
The Holy Spirit is the pledge of your eternal inheritance. Having become children
of God by divine promise you are called to a divine service. God has made known to you
the design of His will and of His merciful purposes in the earth to declare the praise of
Your training and experience at Eastern Mennonite School have given you a deeper
appreciation for the Word of God. We commend you to this Word olf His grace as a
source from which you can draw perpetually the soul inspiration you need for victorious
living. His Truth will guide you safely through the portals of heaven's love and fellow-
ship. There you will live in constant praise of His glory.
-Iohn R. Mumaw.
High School Class Adviseifs Message
"They that wait upon the Lord .... " Don't be impatient. Count on spending time
in the waiting rooms of the Lord,-the anterooms and vestibules that lead to the chambers
of your Heaven-directed dreams. Don't begrudge the days and years to be spent in humble
service, in the lower brackets of wage and honor. If the Lord plans for you, accept with
gladness and zest the task for today, assured that it is part of the divine program for you.
Exalt your work and give it your energies,-it will make room for you. There is room
above for the patient, cheerful, vision-inspired toiler. And each promotion will but bring
you to another waiting room. Bide your time. "Wait upon the Lordf,
Dream, but don't let your enthusiasms for tomorrow interfere with your thrilling
to the song of life today. Live your best today and find a joy in it, then, by just that much at
least, tomorrow will be richer and happier. You are promised the upward direction,
eagles' Wings and tireless flight,-if you wait. Better things lie ahead, but don't let them
cheat you out of the good things today. Dreams will give you urge, but don't project
them too far. Let dreams come true today. Today should be the desire of yesterday.
Revel in it and wait,--"wait upon the Lord."
-M. T. Brackbill.
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PREs1DEN'r -I. LEs'rER ESHLILMAN
VICE PRliSIDliN'1' MELv1N NVEAVER
SECRETARY DOROTHY IXIETZLER
TREASURER MARY KURTZ
BUSINESS NIANAGER D. ROHRER ESHLEMAN
CLASS AIJVISI-IR -I. R. MUMAW
Motto: To Lhc Praise of His Glory
Glu lhe Qgraisv uf Biff Qlilnrn Q, I 'f .g i
Avian I. IIQ Mixed Chorus I, IIg Astral
IIQ Smithsonian I 3 Deovenarian II: Y.P.'C.A.
City xA70l'lN-'l' Com. II: Zf'lill'll92llI II.
"Von say fm grarvfzll and ChCl7'lIl1'11fg?
junior College Bible
Avian I3 Journal Staff I: Mixed Chorus I,
II: Smithsonian I, II: Y.P.C.A,: Y.P.B.M.
Coin. I: Deovelmrian II: Class Treas. II:
Sl'l'lblPl'llS II: AV4'2lilll-'I' Vane Assoc. Ed. II.
"Oh, limi TE'0II'f kwli ns from doing if."
Melvin H. Weaver
Avian I3 Jr. Cho. Ig Astral II, III, IV9
Mixed Chorus II, III, lVg Y.P.C.A. Cabinet
II, III, IV: Journal Staff III: V. Pres.
"'It is required of zz steward that a man
br found fm'thf1lI."'
Junior College Bible
Astral Ig Smithsonian Ig Deovvnarian IIQ
Jr. Cho. IIQ Zelathean Il.
"VII do all I frm for you."
Junior College Bible
Astral I, IIQ Avian I: Mixed Chorus I, IIQ
Smithsonian lg Deovenarian II.
"Let's finish quickly and tlmn ask the girls
in for so-me fun."
Gladys L. Hostetter
Avian I: Mixed Chorus I, IIg Smithsonian
I, IIg Deovenarian IIg Scriblerus II. W
"IfVonld 'it be-? Oh, I hardly think thafs '
right" CBM it usually i.r.j
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Avian Ig Astral I, Hg Mixed Chorus I, IIg
Smithsonian I, IIg Y.P.C.A. Employment
Com. Ig Y.P.C.A. Cabinet II.
"Le1's be friends."
Junior College Bible
Avian I3 Jr. Cho. Ig Smtihsonian I, II,
IIIg Astral II: fClass Sec. II: Y.P.C.A. Fi-
nance Com. II, Theosebian III: Y.P.C.A.
"That just doesift make sense. There
ought to be some 'way we would work that
Dorothy E. Lehman
Junior College Bible
Avian Ig Mixed Chorus I, IIg Y.P.C.A.g
Y.P.B.M. Com. Ig Smithsonian Ig Zelathean
Ilg Deovenarian II.
"Perl1ap.v I .vlm11Idn"t say it, but this is mv
Mixed Chorus I, II, III: Smithsonian I, II,
III: Assoc. Journal Ed. II, IIIg Seriblerus
II, III, IVg Y.P.C.A. Mission Com. II. IV:
Devotion Com. IIIg Assoc, Senior Journal
Ed. IVg Theosebian IVg Zelathean IV.
"That an impossibility? Nezfer!"'
Junior College Bible
Kansas City, Kansas
Hesston Ig Astralg Aviang Deovenariang
Mixed Chorusg Zelathean.
"Aw, 'well-what does that matter? We
can sing anyhow."
George R. Brunk
William and Mary College IVg Minister,
lVarWiek River, Va.
"'But speak thou the things that become
in ilme igraise nf We Ciblnrg
J. Lester Eshleman
Goshen College IIg Astral I, III:
Smithsonian I, II, III, IV, Pres. Y.P.'C.A. Ig
Avian III: Class Pres. III, IV, Y.P.C.A.
Cabinet III: Tlleosehian IVQ Y.P.C.A. Pres.
"Owe great fhallengc faces every Chris-
Avian Ig Smithsonian Ig Deovenarian IIQ
Mixed Chorus II 5 Seriblerus II g Zelathean II.
"I believe in being frank."
D. Rohrer Eshleman
Goshen College II, Astral I, III, IV:
Avian I, III, IVg Journal Statf I:
Smithsonian I, III, Y.P.C.A. Cabinet I, III,
IVQ Business Manager IVg Senior Journal
Staffg Theosebian IVQ Zelathean IV.
"I ran't see why any Christian should
have the blues."
Marie A. Gingerich
Astral I, IIg Avian I, IIg Jr. Cho. I, II:
Smithsonian Ig Deovenarian II, Zelathean II.
"G1"Ue me time to make up my mind."
Smithsonian I, II, III, IVQ Y.P.C.A.
City lVorker Sub-Coin. I, II, III, IV.
"It all goes back to Ilze race problem."
Bellville, Pa. l
Astral I, II, III, IV, Avian II, III,
IV: Smithsonian I, II, III: Y.P.C.A. Cabinet
IV: Zelathean Vg Mixed Cho. , II, III, IV:
"Vex, but there is a terlnzival di,U'erenr'e." I
in The lgruiee uf We Qklnrg we
Mary Hepner Junior College
Avian I, II: Smithsonian I5 Deovenarian
IIg Zelathean II.
"Why be blue? Lefs live."
Jeannette M. Whetsone Normal
Avian Ig Smithsonian I, II.
"I don't know yet. That will false a lot
of time and work."
Edith Gish Junior College Bible
Astral I3 Avian I, IIg Mixed Chorus I, IIQ
Deovenarian II 5 Smithsonian I 3 Zelathean II.
"The Jews-oh that more people would
witness and pray!"
Marion Jantzi Junior College Bible
Lowville, N. Y.
Smithsonian Ig Avian I, IIQ Astral IIQ
Deovenarian IIg Y.P.C.A. Devotion Com. Ilg
"Of course I like fun and Iofs of if, but
tlzafs not everything."
Mary Louise Shank Jr. College Bible
Avian Ig Mixed Chorus I, IIQ Smithsonian
I, IIg Y.P.C.A. Membership Com. II.
"Well, that's beyond nie!"
Miriam M. Weaver Junior College Bible
Smithsonian Ig Astral I, IIg Deovenarian
Ilg Y.P.C.A. Tract Com. IIg Zelathean II.
"No-o yon don't need to make so inizeh fuss.
Fd rather do it more simply." I
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in the Qaralse nf 11515 Qhlurg 'G Verna Mae Brandi Junior College
Astral I, II: Mixed Chorus I, II:
Smithsonian I, IIQ Avian IIg Deovenarian
Ilg Journal Staff IIg Y.P.C.A.-Y.P.B.M.
"My lessons are all up to date. So let's
Pearl Hartz Junior College
Avian I, IIg Mixed Chorus I, Ilg Astral
II: Smithsonian Ig Deovenarian IIg Y.P.C.A.
Finance Com. Ilg Zelathean II.
"I believe that IS better."
Paul Peachey College Bible
Mixed Chorus I, II, III, IVg Smithsonian
I, II, IIIg Astral II, IVQ Journal Staff II:
Y.P.C.A. Cabinet II, IVg Journal Ed. III,
IVQ, Seriblerus III, IVg Y.P.C.A. Pres. IIIQ
Avian IV: Senior Journal Fld.g Pres.
Theosebian IV, Zelathean IV.
"Well, yes-but there may be a sighijicant
relationship underlying the two factors."
Dorothy Metzler Junior College
Astral Ig Avian Ig Smithsonian I, II:
Deovenarian IIg Journal Stal? IIg Senior
Class Sec'y.g Y.P.C.A. Cabinet II.
"It doesrft matter about me, but I would
like to do something for her."
Ralph Shank College Bible
Smithsonian I, II, III, IVQ Astral IIIg
Y.P.C.A. Cabinet I, III, IVg Scriblerus II,
"What did you say about eschatology?"
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Back Row: L. Brubaker, I. Baer, L. Brunk, Sixth Row: R. Brenneman, M. Alwine,
G. Bender, Fifth Row: A. Landis, I. Weaver, M. R. Weaver, R. Kurtz, M. Klingf
Fourth Row: G. Hummel, H. Carper, G. Berqey, P. Myers, E. Grove, M. Baer, M.
Hersh, Third Row: E. Brunk, E, Krady, R. Peachey, E. Shenk, M. Replogle, P. Delp,
P. Hostetter, E. Erbj Second Row: E. Landis, B. Hostetler, H. Good, I. Ginqerich, E.
Freed, R. Berkey, L. Shank, G. Weaver, G. Brunky Front Row: D. R. Hostetter, M.
Lehman, N. Derstine, R. Detweiler, G, Metzler, H. Breneman.
Richard Detweiler, President.
Norman Derstine, Vice-President.
Miriam Lehman, Secretary.
Grace Metzler, Treasurer.
Harold Breneman, Business Manager
College Bible Freshmen and Sophomores
Back Bow.-P. Kniss, N. Kraus, N, Miller, D. Auqsberqer, M. Horst, F. Wcrikins.
Front Row.-M. Ncziziqer, R. Krcxdy, C. Lehmcm, M. K. Kinq, T. Yoder, D. Bcrsinqer.
Of! in the slilly nigh!
E'er 5I7l7'lll967',.S' chain has bound mv,
Fond vmflmory brings the Iiglzl
Of ollzvr days around me.
Theology students across the nation witnessed for their Master by using last summer
to further their .studies for His service. E.M.S. was among those colleges that exchanged
the usual summer quiet for a period of activity.
The work of the faculty members who sacrificed for us was much appreciated. They
were sympathetic with us of aching heads and fevered brows.
All of our activities were free of conventionalities-or nearly all. With only thirteen
men in the dormitory it was natural that this should be so. Many friendly chats were
enjoyed--and even a few pranks! Classroom and informal discussions strengthened our
ideals and convictions.
There was music-Lawrence Brunk directed a male chorus.
This was a summer spent profitably because it was for His glory.
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Akron I, IIQ Nature IIIQ Reg. Journal
Staff III: A1'lll61'l3I1 III, IV: Assoc. Senior
Journal Ed. IV: Avian IVQ Scriblerus IVQ
VVenthe1- Vane Assoc. Ed. IVQ Y.P.C.A.
Because nf his deep intellect and lllllll-V
avromplislznteuts. John has made llfllmilf
seem indisfvensablr' to all who know him.
Arlneriun IV: Avian IVg Jr Cho. IV.
Guests in Rntlfs dream cottage will bf
warmly entertained with photograph albums
and dainty, frosted cakes.
Mabel E. Masi
Cochranville Ig L.M.S. II, IIIQ Armeriang
Aviang Jr. Cho.
Mabel is favored with many friends because
of her buoyant smile and love for frolic.
Paul L. Swarr
Lancaster, Pa. .
East Hempilelcl I, II, IIlg Armeriang
Astrnlg Aviang Jr. Cho.
The quiet neserzfation with which Paul
walks our halls nzarles him a person of trust
Dalton I. Hg Sterling IIIQ Armeriang
Avian: Jr. Cho.
Velnia's enthusiasm for sports finds ll
carry-over in all she does. A
Belleville I, II, IIIQ Armerian.
Alfectionate f'Tina" inakes fudge for her-
self and her friends from a nie11'zori.Gizd
C. Ralph Malin
Adelphian I. II: Jr. Cho. I. II: Ariuei-inn
III. IV: Nature IV: Astral IV: Journal
Stuff IV: Mixed Chorus IV. I
Ralph's jovial humor and ability to s,'wo.':
haw kept many dining room tables at ease.
Aflelpliiuu I. II: Jr. Cho. I. IV: Nature
III: Philomaitlienu III. IV: Astral IV.
lfVith his riziging staccato laugh and yeiwr-
ous heart, Clayton wins many friends and
Morrison I. II: Armei-ian III, IV: Jr. Cho.
III: Nature III: Astral IV: Mixed Chorus
Invariably Annie's energetic personality
will find outlet in an inspiring lyric soprano.
Cresaptown Jr. High I: Adelphian II:
A1-merian III, IV.
W'ith a rare combination of athletic prow-
ess and leadership "Bud" heads the A rmerian
Cliambersburg I, II, III: Philomatheau:
Leah's quiet nature finds satisfaction in
doing any doniestic duty well.
Jr. Cho. I, II, III: Adelphian II:
Philomathean III, V.
Doris' quiet perserverance niakes her an
industrious little maid and an honor student.
dlhg will Nut ililizie ,ffQEfg.f-SQ
A411-lpliinn I. IIg J1'. Cho. II, III, IV: Nai-
inre 1IIg 4X1'IIl0l'l2l11 III. IVQ Avinn IV.
When typing, reading, or engaged in
friendly arguments, Tlzeluza lives and enjoys
llzv present as it com-es.
Manor I. II. Illg Avian: Mixed i'l1o1'usg
Between songs and Lancaster pretzrels
,Mildred dreams seriously of ll future medi-
David M. Hurst
Adelphian I, II: Jr. Cho. II, IIIQ Nature
lI,Ig Philomathenn III, IVQ Avian IVQ Mixed
Break through that shell of I'CSCl'1f'l? and
you hafve a friend.
Laura June Yoder
Nzippanee, Ind. I
Arinerian I. IIQ Jr. Cho. I, Ilg Astral II.
Deep as her love for Indiana lies a love
for children, and deeper still a desire to
J. Harold Housman
East' Hempficld I, IIQ Jr. Cho, IIIQ Nature
Soc. IlIg Armerian III, IVg Class Business
Blilllilglxl' II, IVQ Astral IVQ Custodian Ath.
Studies come first, but after that "to the
air" for Harold whose boyhood dreams
have come true.
Doylestown I, IIg Jr. Cho. III: Nature
IIIQ Armerian III, IVQ Astral IVQ Mixed
Those quiet eyes speak of a personality
that finds studying pleasurable and life
ea-em ang will staining Bertha Miller
Jr. Cho. Ig Nature Ig Philomathean I, IIg
Astral IIg Avian II: Mixed Chorus II.
Bertha's eyes twinkle as she discusses
future farin life or reveals plans for active
service for her Lord.
Elida I, II: Reading IIIg Astral V:
Martha is a girl of industry and daintiness,
possessor of a silent testimony that engraves.
Adelphian I, IIg Jr. Cho. II, IIIQ Nature
III: Armerian III, IVQ Avian IV.
Julia's "above the blues" personality finds
outlet in playing tricks, in kittens, and in art.
Chambersburg I, II, IIIg Aviang Jr. Cho.:
That sinil-e on Mirianfs lips is as enduring
as her will to serve Christ.
Souderton I, II, IIIg Armeriang Avian:
To Esther life is a succession of delights,
an opportunity for helping others.
Ohio American School fCorrespondenceJ
IIIQ Aiclelphian I, IIg Armerian IVQ Avian
IV: Mixed Chorus IV.
Ethel, 'with her sympathetic nature, enjoys
companionship. Christian virtues of sharing
and fharity are promizz-ent in her life.
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aug 1HHil1,Nn1.HIine Elizabeth I. Horst
St Thomas Vocational Ig Pre-professional
exam. II, IIIg Avian IVQ Jr. Cho. IIQ Phil-
olnathean III, IV.
A passion for art, writing, and reading
lzos.instilled in Elizabeth a love for se-
rlnszon that only the farm provides.
A. Katherine Schaefer
Castorland, N. Y.
Beaver Falls I, II, IIIg Avian IVg
Katherine's airy personality lzas indulged
in post ofice clerking and tennis wzlli
Elida I, II, IIIQ Armerian IVQ Avian IVQ
Jr. Cho. IVg Mixed Chorus IV.
Milton worlcs wholeheartedly at studies or
manual labor, striving to serve Christ in
ilu' little things.
Arlelpllian I, II: -Ir. Cho. I, II, III:
Pllilolnutheun III, IVg Mixed Cho. IV.
Q M.illard's ilninense Southern brogne and
ringing bass gifzfe vent to the 'wit that is his.
Jr. Cho. I, II, IIIg Adeiphian II:
I'hi1o111:1thea11 IIIg Armerian V.
Picture Gladys typing, or mixing a cake,
or probing the depths of a story. She likes
Adelphian I, IIg Jr. Cho. I, II, III3
Arrnerian III, IV.
lVlie!lzer 'whisking about the barn or
handling paint brushes, life is a song to
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Martha Jane Turner
Adelphian I. IIQ Jr. Cho. I, II, III: Nature
III: Philomathean III. IVQ Astral IV.
Don't be fooled by fanie's shy, little front.
There is plenty of snap and fun behind it.
IVest Lampeter I. II: Aruleriau IIIg
Mixed Chorus III. IVg Nature IIIg Avian
IVQ Philomathc-an IV.
Swinging a racket, playing a violin, soloing,
and Jane,-all have their charm' to "Beattie"
Miriam L. Seitz
Jlliriani is a girl who finds beauty in
solitude, and who has an apprecration for
Harrisonburg, Va. X
Adelphiaul I, IIg Jr. Cho. II, IIIQ Nature
III 3 PhIi0Dl21tlll'l1l1 III. IV g Mixed Chorus IV.
Edith cries "freedom" and beckons to
the easel, the songbaok, the pen and the wind.
Elva S. Good
L.M.S. II, IIIg Adelphian Ig Jr. Cho. I,
IVQ Astral IVg Mixed Chorus IVg
Elva studies intently at her desk, but
friends know that lzer room holds a wel-
come of Christian warmth.
James Buchanan Ig L.M.S. IIQ Armerian
IIIg Mixed Chorus III, IVQ Nature III:
Avian IVg Philomathean IV.
When serving as a loyal conjidante or as
a soprano singer, Naonii's conduct radiates
1 a testimony of love.
Cilhg Mill Nui mime 'EY
Eugene K. Sauder
Souderton I, IIg Jr. Cho. IIIg Nature III:
Philomathean III, IV: Avian IVQ Mixed
Chorus IV: Senior Journal Staff IVQ
VVQ-rather Vane Staif IV.
With. an untiring friendliness "G'en4e'w
consents to demands for his excellent artistry.
New Holland, :Pa.
New Holland Ig L.M.S. II, IIIQ Armerian
III, IV5 Nature IIIg Astral IV: Jr. Cho. IV.
Skilled at 'work and play "Biz" features
in basketball and Ford motors 'with equal
Conemaugh Twp. I, II, IIIg Armeriang
Jr. Cho.g Weatlier Vane Staff.
You hear quipsj you see a flashing, honest
srnileg you know an example of Chrisfs
transforming power?-- That's Don.
Elva Ruth Hernley
East Huntingdon I, IIg Armerian III,
IVQ Jr. Cho. III, IVg Nature IIIg Avian IV.
Elva Ruth is a blend of pianist, bool:-
worm and excitable horse-back rider, .vea-
saned with a flash of merriment.
Greenwood Ig Adelphian IIg Armerian III,
IV: Jr. Cho. III, IVQ Nature III: Avian IV:
The sam-e adaptability which bore the
brunt of German II has made her a capable
volley ball captain.
Ruth L. King
Caernarvon I, II, IIIg Armel-iang'.Aviang
Ruth hides her troubles behind a cheerful
eountenance but airs her sympathy and
good humor to all her friends.
U1 .anne Albert Heebner
Towamencin Jr. High II, IIg Armerian III,
IVQ Jr. Cho. III, IVg Nature III.
Recollections of Armerian-Philly ball
games will lighten "Heeb's" farm chores
Towamencin Jr. High I, IIg Armerian III,
IV: Jr. Cho. III, IV3 Nature IIIg Avian IV.
That sparkle in Rutlfs eye offers an in-
sight into her spirited personality.
South Fork, Pa.
Adams Township I, II, IIIQ Aviang Jr.
Cho. 3 Philomathean.
The great out-of-doors and a book-
"What more could you want?" asks Darlene.
Omar Brubaker Stahl
Philomathean III, IVQ Avian IV.
Without being conspicuous Omar grasps
knowledge and prepares for a business career
which will profit the church.
Millersville Training School Ig Manor
Township Millersville II, IIIQ Astralg Avian 9
Journal Staffg Philomatheang VVeather Vane
Barbara resembles a modestly' bound book,
each page of which contains words and
deeds of most surprising originality.
Malvern Jr. High Ig Adelphian IIg Jr. Cho.
II, III 3 Reg. Journal Staff II, IV: Nature
IIIQ Philomathean III, IVQ Astral IVg Avian
IVg Mixed Chorus IVQ Weather Vane Staff
foyce does things that take energy and
initiative, is found in scenes of life and
cilhg Mill, nfmine Hazel I-Iostetter
Morrison I, II, IIIg Aviang Philomathean.
In conversation that flows with dry humor,
Hazel will tell you of her love for music
or of secretarial ambitions.
Dale Enterprise, Va.
Jr. Cho. II, III, IV: Nature IIIg
Philomathean III, IV.
Although a bit retiring there is nothing
bashful about "Will" when on the basket-
Adams, N. Y.
Belleville Central I, II, IIIg Astralg
An optimistic outlook on life enables
Glendon to fit comfortably into any cir-
Nature Ig Philomathean I, II.
Ethel's enthusiasm keeps E.M.S. study
hall clean and her outlook on life buoyant.
Broadway I, IIg Armerian III, IVg Nature
IIIg Mixed Chorus IV.
The quiet symstematic way Nelson plays
basketball is the key to understanding his
Smithville I, II: Jr. Cho. IIIg Armerian
III, IVg Astral IV.
Here is a personality that revels in 'wit j
and optimism but more often in a song. Q
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Morrison I, II, IIIQ Aviang Philomathean.
Who would think that behind that retiring
front lay superior pianistic talents?
Morrison I, III: Adelphian 1Ig Avian IVQ
Jr. Cho. IVQ Philomathean IV.
"Aliee's congenial, capable, Christian spirit
inak-es her a girl upon whom all of her
privileged friends can depend.
Evelyn H. Landis
Adelpllian I, IIQ Jr. Cho. I, II, IIIg
1X1'II1P1'Iilll III, IV: Class Treas. III, IVg
Nature IIIg Athletic Assoc. T1-eos. IVQ
Astral IV: Mixed GIIUTIIS IV.
Time spent here in meticulous preparation
for shorthand and typing rlasses will not
Adelphinn I, IIQ Jr. Cho. I, II, III3 Nature
IIIg Philomathean III, IVQ Avian IV.
Behind her wall of reserve, .l'anet's best
friends find a sort of easy-going humor.
Adelphiau I, IIQ Jr. Cho. I, II, IIIg
Armerian III, IVQ Nature IIIQ Mixed Chorus
IVg Scribierus IVQ VVeather Vane Staff IV.
Huldalfs noble, creative thinking has found
e.rpression in writing, art, and song.
film 3iiill,Nn1:HIine I
A n Bible 1
gI1'II191'IEU1 I, IIQ Astral I, IIg Jr. Cho. II.
Betty finds inspiration in a night with '
the stars and God, a day with a book and
B1-idgewntel' I, II, IIIQ Philomathean.
Dewitfs enduring smile will tell you that
dairy mmzagement is going fine.
Pre-plmfessimiul exam. I, IIg Armerian
A twinkle in her eye, willingness to help
in her heart, and power to work in her hands
has made limagene friends.
Philomuthean II, III, IVg Jr. Cho. IIIg
Nature IIIg Avian IV.
Maturity of Christian exfferience has made
this lady the surfessful hostess of Shupp
Cresaptowu Jr. High Ig Adelphian IIQ
Arme-1-ian III, IV9 Jr. Cho. IIIg Nature IIIQ
Mixed Chorus IV.
A horse, a sang, a book-Betty's active
personality jinds expression in a wealth of
'Cottage City, Md.
Adelphian I, 115 Jr. Cho. II, III, IVQ
Armerian III, IVg Nature III: Avian IV.
From an ainiable desire to tease to
mastery of German II Ruth has proved her
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Ruih V. Heatwole
Bridgewater I, II, IIIQ Armeriau.
Farrnerette Ruth is quiet but jolly. She
enjoys helping those who need her.
Armerian I, IIg Nature Ig Avian II.
Eva, who is possessor of a unique Dutch
accent and an active love for nature, prefers
to stay in the background.
Anna E. Metzler
Pre-professional exam. I, IIg Armerian
IIIg Nature IIIg Mixed Chorus IVQ
Anna possesses a quiet poise that is
beautiful, a consecration that is challenging,
a nurse's personality that promises success.
Adelphian I, IIg Jr. Cho. II, IV:
Philomathean III, IVQ Avian IV.
Though retiring Zelda loves people. Her
close friends credit her with a unique sense
Adelphian Ig Jr. Cho. Ig Journal Staff II,
III: Mixed Chorus II, III, IVQ Philomathean
II, III, IV3 Avian IVQ Weather Vane Staff
IV, Nature III.
Alina niust know the fairies, for how else
could she get those lovely bits of irnagination
Journal Staff IIQ Mixed Chorus II, III,
Philomathean II, IIIg Nature III3 Class Sec.
With her friendliness that touches all and
her will that gets things done Ruth heads
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Henry Weaver. Jr.
Harrisonburg, Va. '
Adelphian I, IIg Jr. Cho. I, II, IIIg
Armerian III, IV3 Nature IIIg Astral IVQ
Avian IVg Mixed Chorus IVg Senior Journal
Staff IV. '
From model "Tis" to professional photo-
graphy Henry's wide range of interests
marks him essential.
Parnell Ig Hesston II, IIIg Astralg
"Ging's" sociable "hi" and friendly smile
takes on a sterner note in a basketball game,
wher-e supremacy is his.
Adelphian I, IIg Jr. Cho. I, II, III3
Philomathean III, IV. '
A little figure, a sunny, southern laugh,
two buckets-and you know it's Kathryn
Lyman I, II, IIIg Jr. Cho.g Philomathean.
Carl's easy going southern brogue snaps
with a wit that wins friends, his hands with
a skill that wins basketball games.
Broadway I, II, IIIQ Armerian.
Rapid speech-and love for action portray
Barbara, who gets things done on the farm
and at school.
Fannie M. Bontrager
Darien Center, N. Y. r
Corfu High I, II, IIIQ Astralg
Philomatheang Scribleru-sg Weather Vane.
In deftness with pen, entertaining, and
testifying for her Lord, Fannie shows a
merriness all her own.
5119 Nil1,Nu1mine Crist Peachey
Reedsville, ' Pa.
Reedsville I, IIg Jr. Cho. III: Astral IVQ
Philomathean III, IVg Mixed Chorus IV.
W7hen the crowd has gone Crist reveals
to you wit, deer-hunting tales, and devotion
to his Saviour.
Agnes Roth Bible
Baden, Ont., Can. ,
Ontario Mennonite Bible School Ig Avian:
Jr. Chorus: Philomathean.
Her ability to find and create the artistic
keep Agnes always happy on a Canadia-ni
Chambersburg I, II, IIIQ Astralg
Nathan revels in humor and practices
a generosity, 250 which all the senior boys can
Towamencin Jr. High I, IIg Armerian III,
IVQ Astral IVg Class Vice Pres. IV: Jr.
Mathematical thinking and logical reason-
ing intrigue Dan's scholastic mind.
Bergton Jr. High I, II: Broadway IIIg
Pauline studies her chemistry intently and
qui-etly, thinking of the day when she will be
a white-clad nurse.
Broadway I, II, IIIQ Philomathean.
In a crowd she may seem receding, but
with horses and Barbara, Nancy is a spirited
Glhg Nill,Nu1QlHiIine Daniel F. Baer
Adelphian I, IIg Journal Staff IIQ Jr. Cho.
II, IIIg Athletic Assoc. Treas. IIIg Class
Vice Pres. IIIg Nature IIIg Philomathean
III, IV: Avian IV: Class President IVQ
Mixed Chorus IV, VVeather Vane Staff IV.
Dan's is a capacity allured by the intricate,
by sports, and by the bass clef.
Paul Roy Barnhart
Dayton I, II, IIIg Philoinathean.
With a smile that attests of dcfotion Paul '
looks to the farm.
Verna Bender Bible
Linwood, Ont., Can.
Arnierinii III, IVQ Jr. Cho. IVg Nature V
Verna finds happiness in doing the small
things for her friends and for her Master.
Mathias, W. Va.
Adelphian I, IIg Armerian III, IVg J1'.
Cho. II, IIIg Mixed Chorus IV.
The benevolent smile that Irene continually
flashes may adorn a school room some day.
Adelphiuli I, IIQ Jr. Cho. I, II, IIIQ
I'11il.omathean III, IV.
Noises of the barn, rhythm of the crochet
hook, .matches of little songs-those are
69? gxj- filing will Nui Quint Ruth Lehman
Manor Township Millersville I, IIQ L.M.S.
IIIg Avian: Mixed Chorus: Philomathean.
As ardent as her letter-writing, and as
willing as her friendliness, is her desire to
Stuarts Draft, Va. X
Jr. Cho. III: Nature IIIQ Philomathean
III, IVg Astral IVQ Mixed Chorus IV.
Do not be surprised at the realisticness of
Mabel's sketches, the quality of her trilling
soprano, or the number of books she has read.
Mary M. Ulrich
Pre-professional exam. II, IIIg Astral IVg
Avian IV: Philomathean IV.
That alert walk as Mary serves tables
carries a determination that succeeds.
Little River, Kansas
Little River I, CIIIQ Inman IIQ Armeriang
Astral, Aviang Jr. Cho.
Consecrated is the 'word for Elvera-
whether to the rendition of a. reading or to
Isabelle M. Bumbaugh
Pre-professional exam. I, II, IIIg
Isabelle's jolliness enables her to have a
good tinie with anyone, and her placidness
finds expression in housework.
Alba I, II, IIIg Armeriang Aviang Jr. Cho.
Where "Bernie" is, there, happy people,
tasty dinners, and a kindred spirit abound.
Anna Sauder, Martha Mosemann, Rhoda Weber,
Hostetter, Samuel Graber.
Isabel Bumbaugh, Elizabeth
SECOND SEMESTER ONLY
Back Row.-Robert Veiter, Paul Sioll, Iohn Martin.
Front Row.-Ruih Detweiler, Esiher Reggie, Pauline
Fisher. Not on picture: I. Otis Yoder.
Garreti, Mollie Rogqie, Helen
Buck Row.-T. Walters, D. Ours, H. Wenger, H. Shenk, L. Baer, R. Shank, R. Lehman, R.
A. Metzler, B. Driver, Fifth Row.-C. Maust, O. Shank, H. Mumaw, B. Deputy, N. Turner, H.
C. Bczsinger, M. Brenneman, M. Hisiand, L. Zehr: Fourth Row.AM. Miller, F. Pellman,
E. Hartman, F. Graber, F. Reinford, T. Martin, B. Krepps, I. Gascho, G. Suter, A. Maniscczlco,
Third Row.-G. Byler, E. Yoder, M. Dersiine, E. Hockman, I. Wenger, E. Zook, M. Yoder
H. Yoder, A. Coulson, D. Kipfer, C. Alger, Second Row.-G. Dersiine, C. Pellrnan, L. Heatwole,
H. Martin, D. Showalter, D. W. Lehman, advisor, R. Weaver, Front Row.-I. Hostetter, L.
Charles Pellman, Business Manager: Louise Heatwole, Secretaryg Henry Brunk,
Presidenty Dorothy Showalier, Treasurer: I. Horace Martin, Vice-President.
Back Row.-R. Souder, E. Metzler, R. Kramer, I. Barnhart, I. Landis, A. Hershberqer, P. Yoder,
D. Miller, I. Diller, N. Driver, G. Wenger, E. Tice.
Fifth Row.-I. Souder, L. Beyler, D. Driver, A. Roth, H. Iantzi, F. Showalter, N. Caplinqer, N. Brenne-
man, A. Wert, C. Swartzentruber, L. Miller.
Fourth Row.-E. Smucker, R. Gotwals, I. Stauffer, C. Yoder, M. Swartzentruber, C. Mast, I. Brenne-
man, E. M. Barton, M. I. Turner, S. G. Hostetter, G. Landis, Miss Wenger.
Third Row.- W. Brunk, E. M. Kauffman, E, Benner, R. Yoder, M. Lehman, L. Swartzentruber, M.
Heishman, M. Hershberqer, L. Caplinqer, A. Showalter, M. Bauqher.
Second Row.-YT. Amstutz, L. Ours, V. Woodward, E. Tice, I. Gentry, M. Martin, L. Peachey, P.
Peachey, H. Heatwole, R. Kiser, R. Leatherman.
Front Row.-D. Thacker, G. Blosser, G. Blosser, D. Suter, I. Blosser, N. Ketterman, R. Good, L. Mc-
J l I FRESHMEN
Back Row.-I. Souder, H. Miller, G. Mumaw, N. Burkholder, E. Martin, R. Showalter, V. Amstutz
G. Yoder, P. Steckley, D. Gehman, I. Geil.
Second Row.-I. Blosser, I. Weber, E. Reck, G. Showalter, M. Iantzi, M. Baer, M. Brenneman, D
McConnell, M. Horst, A. Bricker, D. Otto, Miss Letever.
First Row.-M. Weaver, R. Minnick S. Souder, M. Stahl, I. Bishop, D. I-leatwole, P. Smucker, C. Sell
N. Layman, R. Martin, R. Weber.
Inside a SC11Ii01',S Diary
August 29. Registration began today.
September 5. l Iln this rush of getting acquainted with all these new people, my diary
'has been forgotten for a week.
September 23. Saturday. A cool, bleak day-worked right up until bedtime, even though
there was a scavenger hunt tonight.
October 8. Revivals began tonight under Bro. Mumaw. No studying, but experiences
that are worth more.
October 17. 'fAnd so make life . . .
One grand sweet fsongj rushf'
October 18. This was the annual 'ischool day out"--my last one-in Goods' Woods. Pro-
gram, lunch, games, faculty treat.
October 27. First over-night college boys' hike of the year-Shenandoah Mountain-
Beards, Camp-cold and clear.
November 1. Second term address. This year certainly has gotten off to a running start.
November 5. Communion-a very impressive service.
November 15. Class meetings today-struggling with the choosing of a motto.
November 25. Bad day to have made a resolution to get a lot of work done-all these
Thanksgiving week-end visitors here.
November 30. Thanksgiving in Virginia-dinner this evening-special tables, turkey,
etc. Chester K. Lehman preached the Thanksgiving sermon.
December 6. Slept through breakfast.
December 14. Got up to go sledding before breakfast.
December 15. Senior .social at Mumawsl They really know how to entertain.
December 18. Everything is feverish around here-vacation begins tomorrow noon.
Mixed Chorus sang tonight.
First Row: R. Byler, R. Stoltzfus, I. l. Lehman, Director of S.B.T., R. Kulp, M. Brackbillg Second Bow: N.
Good, I. Wenger, Mrs. P. Sauder, M. Brunk, E. Bennerg Third Row: L. Clymer, E. Shetler, M. Zimmerman,
A. Showalter: Fourth Row: N. Heatwole, M. Byler, A. Horst, A. Raum, V. Miller, F. Beachyg Fifth Row:
E. Heatwole, M. King, M. Shenk, B. Heqe, G. Goody Sixth Row: I. Glick, M. Keener, M. Martin, M. Brenne-
man, H. Snavely, M. Rowe, D. Yoder, M. Miller, Seventh Row: A. Mack, M. Stoltzfus, L. Hege, B. Martin,
E. Yoder, Mrs. Gascho, A. Gehman, E. King, H. Miller, Eighth Row: M. Miller, H. Yoder, M. Sauder, E.
Gehmany Ninth Row: A. Kauffman, L. Heacock, I. Good, I. Stutzman.
First Row: W. Otto, M. Brackbill, Instc., D. Hertzler, I. Gehmanp Second Row: G. Peache-Y, L. Leatherman,
M. Byler, M. Stoltztus, A. M. Rapp: Third Row: F. Yoder, L. Miller, L. Byler, F. Hepner, A. Smokerg Fourth
Row: L. Shenk, R. Miller, P. Garrett, A. Yoder: Fifth Row: B. Bontrager, L. Schrock, A. Miller, M. Eberly:
Sixth Row: E. Byler, M. I. Byler, B. Kauffman, E. Hershberger: Seventh Row: D. Maust, S. Kauffman, E.
Eberly, M. Burkhart: Eighth Row: Mrs. G. Myers, Mr. Seitz, E. Eberly, E. Horst, F. Showalter: Ninth Row:
A. Brenne-man, S. Myers, A. Brenneman, G. Gross, E. Bontrager, L. Schrockp Tenth Row: Heatwole, M.
Yoder, O. Beam, I. Brenneman, C. Brenneman, M. Kurtz, P. Miller, D. Heatwole.
Wednesday the 10th, 8:00 a.m.-Registration with its decisions, questions and new
7:30 p.m.-'Td Like to Meet You!"
Sunday afternoon the 14th-Girls entertained and treated by Miss Zimmerman.
Wednesday the 24th-Two-hour illustrated lecture on Palestine.
Saturday and Sunday the 27th and 28th-Challenged by Mission Program.
Tuesday the 6th-Beginning of spiritual refreshing through Bro. Kauffman.
Friday to Sunday the 16th to 18th-"Deepening the Spiritual Life through the
Wednesday the 14th, 3:45 p.m.-Bereans won the debate in contest program.
Monday evening the 19th-Farewell social.
Wednesday the 21st, 8:50 a.m.-Ten graduatesg I. Irvin Lehman delivered the com
M th Smoker Mildred Martin Kathryn Stoltzius, Viola
S.B.T. Gradua1Qs.- cxr a , ,
Miller, Miriam Kinqg Grace Good, Sadie Kauffman, Marie Brunk.
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I11S1dC a Semor s DIHFV
Frrday Dec 29 Well that vacatron IS hrstory too already What 1 srtuat on to be ml Back
of us Chrrstmas ahead of us semester xamrmttons
Saturday Dec 30 RCglSII'HI10I1 day second semester My last I'Cg1SII'3I1Ol1l P
Tuesday an 9 Specxal Term folks came today apparently a large enrollment
Monday Ian 20 Strll suffermg from overskattng last week
Tuesday Feb 6 Revrval meet1ngs began tonlght wlth Nelson Kauffman ln charge
Sunday Feb 18 Four sesslons of Chr1st1an Lxfe Conference today
Sunday Mar ll Students are attendlng the Church MUSIC Conference poorly But we
cant go to specral meet1ngs all the trme
Sunday Mar 18 Our mascul1ne populatxon seemed a httle nearer normal today W1th the
Luray Camp chorus here
Wednesday Mar Zl Flrst day of sprmg For once the calendar and Weather concur
Saturday Apr 7 Frve gospel teams are gone th1s weekend
Thursday Apr 12 Wasnt that Readmg of Soc1al Studres test somethmg' Lets hope
someone will get some good from lt
Frldty Apr 13 Our last class socxal remnnscences Heavenly Father aceept my rm
perfect praxse for havxng brought me here
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AN ITINERARY TEAM
Young ,People-:'s Christian Association
PRESIDENT AI. LESTER ESI-ILEMAN
Viciz PRESIDENT NORMAN KRAUS
SECRETARY NIIRIALI BARGE
'TREASURER D. ROHRER ESHLEMAN
J. R. M UMAW, Chin.
Students in the service ofthe Lord Iesus-that is in essence the soul of the Association.
Looking at the organization from their viewpoint, the faculty finds much for which
to thank God and take courage. Here are young men and women carrying responsibilities,
getting under burdens, doing personal Work, praying much, spending themselves "that
the name of our Lord Iesus Christ may be magnified."
Offhcers and committee members are doing much more than getting training in direct-
ing activities and in working up programs. Their living devotion to the Christ of
Calvary which includes the burden that such devotion be the experience of every student
onthe campus is the thing that makes the Association a vital, throbbing organization.
Cabinet in session
The Y.P.C.A. cabinet composed
of committee chairman and the ex-
ecutive committee, meets each
month to discuss the Work of the
various committees, An essential
part of each meeting is the session
of prayer in behalf of student and
"Blessed are they that hear the Word of God, and keep itfl The Young People,s
Bible Meeting committee endeavors to present a Well-balanced diet of doctrinal teaching
as an essential to Christian development.
For the promotion of spir-
itual growth, those who take
part in the weekly Friday
Morning Devotion present
to us many challenging dis-
cussions concerning the de-
votional life and vital prob-
lems relative to the Christian
Norman Kraus, Chm., Marian Iantzi, Mary C. King, Verna Brandt
Grace Metzler Melvin Weaver Chm
55. "Blessed is he that readeth the
Wordf' The aim of the Tract Com-
mittee is to distribute gospel litera-
ture to every area with which the
school contacts through gospel teams
or other work sponsored hy the
Miriam M. Weaver, Iohn Miller, Paul Peachey, Chm., Harold
Lawrence Brunk, Chm. GICICYYS Shqnk
". . . And look on the Heldsg for they are white already to harvest." To make more vivid
to the students the vision of an over-ripe harvest, the challenge to pray, and the command
to go is the aim of this committee.
Ruth Byler, Paul Landis, Chm., Mary L. Shank.
To help students become
acquainted with the Associa-
tion and to encourage spirit-
ual growth in their lives by
maintaining an active and
meaningful devotional life is
the goal of the membership
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RURAL WORKERS 1511, WQRKERS
Normcm Derstin , Ch . h B , Ch .,
Esther Freed, Pciilxl Kriiiss Iosep Iigfiiivillerlllogllgg' Berkeyi
Men helpless in sin and caught by
the law compel us to present the
matchless Gospel of our Lord Iesus
Christ in its fulness and dynamic
power that sin may no longer have
dominion over them.
This committee gives students opportunities to 'bring the gospel to the lost by holding
street meetings in Elkton, cottage meetings around Harrisonburg, services at the County
Almshouse and at the Trailer camp near Timberville.
Our paths are brightened
hy the lives of friends Whose
paths cross ours. The social
committee endeavors to in-
crease the frequency of
"path-crossingi' by planning
student socials and events
both expected and otherwise.
Back How.-Henry Wecxver, Ir., Lester Brubaker, Eugene Souder.
Front Row.-Kenneth Leascx, Chm. tboysj, Dorothy Metzler, Chm. fqlrlsl Pearl
Hostetter, Mcrrthcr lone Turner.
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These committees functioning un-
der the Chicago Avenue and the
Gay Street Missions, which they as-
sist, conduct services at the Parkview
Convalescent Home and cottage
meetings in Harrisonburg homes.
Every Sunday, students are chal-
lenged to serve their Lord more
faithfully when they Witness Gospel
messages in song and word to the
hearts of their unsaved city neigh-
Chicago Avenue Gay Street
David Troyer Esther Goldie Hummel Tillie
Mast Mahlon Horst Chm Yoder Ralph Shank Chm
The Employment 'Committee brings students desiring work and employers in the
community together. Each piece of Work to be done is an opportunity for Christian
t Daniel Remford, Alphie Zook, Chm., Pearl Hartz, Rohrer Eshleman, Chm
Dale Basinger lfl1I1Gm Lehman
At home, abroad, in moun
tains and valleys has the
Y.P.C.A. provided money to
carry on the task of giving
the Gospel and relieving suf-
fering. Willingly the goal of
S2000 was pledged for this
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Back Row.4Ai-Siauder, I. Weaver, E. Mumaw, E. Mast, M. Weaver, P. Landis, M. Benner, D. Hurst,
412. Khjliissi N. Miller, H. Breneman, N. Alger, L. Brubaker, R. Malin, R. Berkey, H. Carpet, D. Lehman,
. etz er.
Third Row.-I. Taylor, M. Heacock, M, Lehman, R. Krady, C. Lehman, E. Souder, D. Auqsburger,
bi Blxiunk, N. Derstine, D. Baer, R. Detweiler, F. Watkins, A. Zook, G. Hostetter, P. Hostetter, D. Landis,
Second Row.-R. King, M. C. King, H. Gehman, R. Brenneman, M. Kurtz, P. Peachey, K. Leasa,
H. Weaver, I. Baer, V. M. Brandt, A. Brunk, G. Weaver, R. Kurtz, E. Shenk.
Front Row.-I. M. Stauffer, Director, R. Lehman, H. Good, B. I-Ielmick, E. Krady, M. L. Shank, B.
Miller, E. Brunk, A. P. Weaver, E. Landis, M. Schrock, B. Kurtz, A. Glover, D. Kipfer.
MIXED CHORUS C
When seventy-nine united hearts and voices pour forth chords of ringing praises to
the Creator who tuned each one to sing in harmony with Him, melodies upon melodies
rise true and clear, carrying a single message to the hidden depth of the soul, lifting men
up to realms above earth, there to Hood their lives with hope and joy and courage. As
such may be expressed the purpose of Mixed Chorus, ever desiring to glorify in song the
Master of infinite harmony.
"We enjoyed singing in Mixed Chorus," every member would tell you, "from the
very first blending of our voices in the preparation of Christmas music to the Hnal thrill
of 'The Holy City's' majestic strains."
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Slxth Row A Hertzler R Weber M Brenneman B Clemmer C Mrller W Mellmger C W1tmer
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Frith Row V Bender L I Yoder N Caplrnqer N Brenneman T Walters O Shank D Drtver
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Fourth Row E Wenger L Mlller L Swartzentruber T Martm E Tree H Shenk I Landls
Thnd Row I Wenger M Martrn L Ours E Godshall M Lehman C Yoder D Elnck D Mrller
W Layman A Roth N Turner M Hershman I Turner I Halterman Z Breeden
Second Row I Metz G Landts D Knavel E Zook G Blosser D Brunk H P Yoder I Gascho
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Front Row D Hartzler E Beller E Yoder A Roth A Showalter M Derstme L Wenger E R
Hernley F Pellman M Mast G Byler D Showalter C Maust I M Staufier Drrector
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one of the one hundred and ten students rn the IUDIOI Chorus
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been thrrlled as our vorces blended rn the smgrng ot such cornposrnons as Chtlde esus
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The ourn'Il has ftgam expanded th1s ye'Ir wIth the expandrnv alumm and student
body that lt serves It appears monthly, SUlT1I1l3I'1Z1I'1g the mfxny phases of student 3CI1V1Iy
and presentlng srgnrficant alumru news It also serves as an outlet for essay and poetrc
To frlends of the 1nstItut1on, the Iournal grves an Interestrng ghrnpse Into the school
famIly, past and present To students, It fmes a permanent record of the1r act1v1t1es here
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Nnws JOHN M1L1,1f1R
fXC'l'IVI'l'lES lVlARY KURTZ
F1cA'1'UR1-1 HI4II.l'IN Coon
VVhat Wednesday morning mail would be complete without our four-page weekly
Weather Vane, 'headed with the image of Chanticleer? Sometimes skating, sometimes
waddling in rain, but most of the -time crowing, Chanticleer continues -to symbolize the
teller of E.M.S. weather.
"Oswald the Eavesdroppern will remain ever popular, managing to overhear con-
versations anywhere, exposing the odd and the humorous. As tradition has it, owls are
wise, so is. ours, who specializes in 'wise criticism wisely given.
The Weather Vane stall is also interested in the spiritual growth of students, so
testimonials and inspirational articles are provided.
All in all, the Weather Vane is the medium of exchange of student thought, criticism,
Commendation, friendly gossip, reviewing, and informing.
GEESsbs3fjiaN g L 11Z:iiiD
After the division of the college literary society last fall, our group chose to carry
forward the name '6Smithsonian,' which is rich in college lore and memories. Our motto
also is the traditional, "Drink deep, or taste not, the Pierian Springf'
With renewed enthusiasm we participated in making our programs worthwhile
"The Tables Turnedf' 4'Church Activitiesf' "Music,5' "Modern Sciencel' and contest
programs were some of the themes.
Friday evening is a highlight of the busy week. It aifords recreational education.
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Youngest of all EMS hterary socretres, the Zelathean Socrety has blossomed forth
rnto a valuable and prom1s1nff college lrterary, and has presented a varrety of worthwhrle
programs such as Church Schools Youth Orrgmalrty Plus, Scenes from Lrfe
Maybe Youve Wondered and Post War Condrtrons
It rs a response to the need for better lrterary opportunrtres rn the college department
whrch has grown consrstently rn recent years
To str1ve, to seek to find and not to yreld rs the aptly chosen motto of the socrety
Its name connotes the search for truth whrch IS the goal of every Worthy student
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To high school freshmen and sophomores the Adelphian Society serves as an in-
troduction to the World of literary society activity. If these programs do not reveal the
't f thou ht and expression to be found in other societles, they do carry an air
maturi y o t g
of seriousness. Participants lay the foundation for future success by careful preparation
for their programs. Being an Adelphian is prohtably interesting.
Literaries s ,
Every Friday evening that the loyal Armerians assemble to enjoy an entertaining
and profitable program, they are challenged as they gaze upon the Societyis banner which
reads, "NOT ONLY FOR SCHOOL, BUT FOR LIFE WE LEARN."
While striving to live up to their motto, the Armerians have discovered, Within their
society, talents for varied activities. lt is sincerely hoped that in developing these talents
for speaking, singing, and writing, each Armerian has become better prepared for a rich
and useful life.
On Friday nights, every disturbing thought of classes departs as each student enters
his literary hall for an entertaining dessert after a heavy main course of study. Here
hidden talents. are discovered and developed along 'the lines of singing, speaking, and
debating. Dashing personality, originality, and -character are displayed in the many
splendid programs given. While preparing for these programs, We are being trained to
better fulfill the purpose which our Lord has planned for us. The annual Philomathean-
Armerian Contest, which is held in the spring, proves an exciting climax to the year's
activities. Ever before us We keep our motto, "Training for Service."
e gg H QE ' Nature
Our group of sixty-seven has been active in learning the names of stars and con-
stellations. In order to organize this study for more effective results, clusters, groups of
five or six students have been formed. They Work together in learning stars. At our
monthly meetings Brother Brackbill gave us lectures on the universe and later introduced
the almanac with its various symbols. Through a broader acquaintance with God's
handiwork we can better appreciate and adore the Creator. "Ad Astraln
Avian education includes hikes and meetings devoted to discussions of birds and
bird lovers. Comments of our efhcient sponsor, slides, and appropriate music combine
to increase the value of these meetings and of the Avian Society.
Nature Society exists for nature-loving Iuniors. Hikes, mountain climbs, illustrated
lectures, and monthly programs help us to enjoy and appreciate the world in which we
live. Are you on speaking terms with the wild flowers, insects, birds, and mammals?
Do you enjoy the lofty mountains, the Winding streams, and the rocky hillsides? The
members of Nature Society do, and praise God for all of it.
THE DEOVENARIAN FELLOWSHIP
Among new activities introduced at school this year was the Deovenarian Bible
Fellowship composed of First and second year college students, and sponsored by Bro.
I. L. Stauffer. Ways in which this Fellowship aims to fulhll a need for which no other
organization definitely provides, are by arousing a more vital interest in Bible study,
deepening our devotional lives, awakening us to crying needs of the world today, giving
us -help in training for Christian service, and developing our appreciation of and loyalty
to the Mennonite Church.
Although organized late in the school year, our monthly meetings were an indication
that the aims of the Fellowship will he accomplished.
The Theosebian Fellowship, sponsored by Bro. I. R. Mumaw, is a new organization
for upper classmen in the college Bible Department. "The object of this organization
shall be to provide opportunity for devotional study of the Bible, to stimulate the private
devotional life of its membersg to develop integrated personalities, to provide vocational
guidanceg to direct members in the making of adjustments for church workg and to ac-
quaint them with the doctrines, organization, activities, problems of the Mennonite
Should its infancy be any indication of its future usefulness, it is safe to predict that
each monthly meeting will make a valuable contribution to the Christian lives of its
Once a month a group of enthusiasts who enjoy creative writing meet to share ideas
and compositions. Members of Scriblerus know the satisfaction that comes from express-
ing in words their thoughts and emotions. In spite of the fact that this informal society
has no rules, no assignments, and no planned programs, there has never been a lack of
interesting and varied original material. Short stories, familiar essays, poetry, and verse
have been produced, read, and critcized freely by members of the organization. Church
papers, as well as school publications, have welcomed contributions from these amateur
writers. On March 1, 1945, Scriblerus celebrated its fifth birthday anniversary.
PRESIDENT ' JOSEPH BAER
SECRETARY EMILY BRUNK
TREASURER EVELYN LANDIS
CUSTODIAN HAROLD HOUSEMAN
As in all other activities at Eastern Mennonite School, so- in sports a thoroughly Chris-
tian spirit is the goal. As a means to attainment of this goal a predominent emphasis on
sports as mere competitive entertainment has been avoided, but rather an emphasis that
stresses recreation, health, and noble character has been fostered.
In harmony with this emphasis a wealth of recreational 'opportunities has been pro-
vided for all. Highlights of the past year mark a zenith of Christian play and fellow-
ship that will not soon be forgotteng--the feverishly exciting Armerian-"Phillyl' basket-
ball games out of which the Phillies invariably managed to squeeze victory-the Armerian
-Philly baseball games out of which the Armerians climbed triumphant-the enthusias-
tic girls' volley-ball games-the hard-fought tennis and table tennis tournaments-the cool,
breezy climbs up Massanutten-the nights in the mountains with God's heaven for a roof.
These and a score of other recreational opportunities have meant abundantly more
than mere competitive participation and selfish pleasure. They have meant higher ideals
healthier bodies, keener intellects, Holy Temples better fitted for God's purpose.
SENIOR IOURNAL STAFF
EDITOR-1N-c:Hl1axv PAUL P1-:ACH12Y
Assocxmric Emroks Gl.Al3W'S Sl-IANK
BUslN1css MAN,xm-:R ROHRER ESI-ILENIAN
PIAIOTOGRAPIHICRS HENRY XfV1cAvIcR, JR.
AR'r1sT EUGI-ZNIC SOUDER
One more word of thanks to all who have helped to make the 1945 Senior Iournal
possible. Not all can be mentioned here who have played an important part in this work.
Special mention however goes to the photographers who worked under the particular
handicap of material shortages. Bro. M. T. Brackbill has given us invaluable service in
taking practically all our formal group pictures. Henry Weaver Ir. spent long hours not
only in photographing but also in developing and printing many informal pictures of his
own taking as Well as those by our other photographer, Kenneth Leasa, and interested
friends. I would like to do some more enumerating, but space forbids. To the associate
editors, the remainder of the staff, and the salesmen, congratulations and best wishes.
Your highest reward lies in the satisfaction of knowing your work was well done, being
motivated, I hope, by the spirit of our class mottoes. Above all, may our lives glorify God
for the blessings that have again been ours through this year.
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College Class P1'esident's Address
I. Lester Eshleman
This is just commencement eve. Feverishly we may have awaited its arrival, it is here
now-Qbut it will soon pass in the stream of history. What then is the meaning of com-
Have we not duelled our wits, stceled our minds, and crossed the currents of person-
ality, during these years of training? What then are we beginning anew? Indeed school
life 'has had its currents and waves but the school of life may prove to be a tempest. Some
of our experiences here have made an acid test of our judgment, our patience, and charity
too, yet beyond us lie experiences which will well-nigh consume all the resources of mature
manhood and womanhood. Youth braves the turbulence of lifeg manhood learns to face
it resolutely, and age is disquieted at the recollection of it. Youth at the vista of the fu-
ture--shall we know reality too? We shall. The future Ah-but for the strength of our
Master! Commencement therefore means life in reality, life unveiled.
'Nhat is said here this evening will soon be forgotten 'but what we think here must
ever reverberate in our memories. It is here that we, with hearts joined in appreciation
ponder on the future. We yearn to be the Christians we see silhouetted on the horizon
before us. With aspiring vision we embark on the future. This aspiration vitalized by
the power of the Holy Spirit can innervate us till we meet as a class at Eternityis Com-
mencement Day! Such a Dynamic will equip us with the zeal of youth, the resolution of
manhood, and the carefulness which characterized old age.
ln this hour of emotion, appreciation, dreams both restrospective and prospective,
it is easy to eulogize you-Alma Mater, Faculty and Parents. You three have endeared
yourselves to us, we thank you and we praise God for you and you receive this tribute
graciously but yet waiting-waiting for what? You linger hesitatingly yet prayerfully
and hopefully that this tribute might ever be as it is tonight. These words of applause
would be but cankers if we fail to praise you beyond the rbenedictionL of this ceremony.
Five graduating classes have dauntlessly entered this blood-spattered arena of war
but a greater moment may lie ahead. Catastrophic history of war demands emergency
strength but will we yet have the endurance for the so called "uneventful yearsu to fol-
low? When we feel that rugged testing is past we are likely to relax but such unguarded
repose may be the greatest crisis of our lives. Our church has widened and strengthened
its pales in time of persecution but too often it has permitted these same pales to recede
in prosperity and peace time. Though war and peace should cycle a dozen times in our
lifetime, the doctrinal barricade of our church must ever remain intact and her evan-
gelical witness must be in the offensive. When half of life is marked we must still be
impelled by the Dynamic oi the Cross that is living within us tonight. These are the
"post war plans" for our class.
We have but one mission in the world. Not to be famous, not to be eminent, not to
he imperial, but to be Christian! This is the charge that validates our commission. "Not
by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit saith the Lord of hosts." QZech. 4:6j ln this
power we pledge ourselves to live To the Praise of His Glory.
College Class Oration
STREAMS OF GLORY
It was the otherwise illafated De Soto who was to be the first white man to behold the
Mississippi, that great "Father of Waters". Though this was not the object of his search,
his gold-hardened heart must have been stirred as he gazed on that majestic current flow-
ing eternally southward. But De Soto was unable to see the one hundred thousand
tributaries which were adding their small volumes to that tiny stream issuing from a
pond hundreds of miles to the north, to make the mighty flood he now saw.
Tonight our hearts are stirred. Though these emotions have been felt by many who
have gone before, they are new to us. We are alive, but moreg we are facing life yet to be
lived. With enthusiasm we wait to see what lies beyond the horizon of our present ex-
But a yet deeper passion is throbbing in our breasts. We are Christians. We stand on
the brink of time gazing into the stream of a mighty rushing eternity and the great God
which it contains. We possess a somewhat vague and inarticulate vision of the great
eternal purpose underlying the marvellously synchronized universe of which we are a
part. The voice of God declares to our hearts by the Word and the Spirit that we have
been created to the glory of God. We are fascinated and challenged as we stretch our
imagination to grapple with the immensity of such a concept. Our Hniteness trembles
in the presence of Godis infinity.
When we speak of the glory of God we naturally think of heaven, of eternity. We
think of the wonders of omnipotence or omnipresence. We think of the glory that must
encircle that eternal throne of light. But even as De Soto was unable to see the thousands
of streams flowing into the Mississippi, we are unaware of the countless tributaries which
make up that vast stream of the glory of God.
You and I are tributaries. The glory which our existence contributes is not our own.
God made us that there might be creatures to gush forth in praise to Him. But sin
entered to dam up each small human stream of praise. Man has tried to turn his re-
Hection of divine glory into himself and, instead of a fresh flowing brook, has become a
stagnant pool. He has been cut off from the absolute and is Houndering in the morasses
of the relative, in the self-made mire of his own corruption.
lt has 'become a commonplace to talk about the war and the suffering it brings upon
the race. Truly it is terrible. But as Christians we cannot stop to dote on the shifting
political fortunes or social upheavals of time. If they are spectacular it is because they
stand out in bold relief against the eternal value of the human soul and its Creator. If
something has gone wrong in our relationships of time, it is because our roots in eternity
have become diseased.
It is the coming of Christ that has made possible a regeneration of this bewildered
state of man. He has dredged the pools and swamps of human corruption that the glory
of our existence may once more How into the stream of God's eternal purpose. In Him,
God for the second time places before the race the -power and challenge to live to the
praise of His glory.
We stretch our hands heavenward. We pledge our lives to the God of our salvation.
We are deeply moved as we make such a committal. But we dare not lose sight of the
detail as we behold the grandeur of the whole. Only when every thought and motive,
every word and deed, every aim and accomplishment is brought into the obedience of
Christ will we be living "to the praise of His glory?
College Class Poem
TO THE PRAISE OF HIS GLORY
Verna Mae Brandt
Eternal Father, may our lives sing
To the praise of His glory.
May each note ring
May our songs he of Him
Who lived, and died, and lives again,
To praise His name eternally.
Gracious Saviour, may our hearts beat
To the praise of Thy glory.
Set them afire
Until they be
AHame with love for Thee.
May Thy love burn Within us
Until our very souls are stirred
To take Thy Word to others.
Our Great Creator, may our work be
To the praise of Thy glory.
May each task done
Exalt Thy Name!
Let all our earthly store
Be laid upon the altar
To he used of Thee,
To praise Thy name forevermore.
Most Holy God, help us yield all
To the praise of His glory.
Time, talent, home,
That We may bring to Him
Lives emptied, ready to be Hlled, used
An everlasting praise to Him!
High School Class Presideiitis Address
Friends, Classmates-Many of the cherished hopes and dreams that we as a class
entertained when we entered high-school a short four years ago are now realized. To-
morrow we graduate.
Despite the fact that during these four years more nations of the world have been
drawn into the maelstrom of war than ever before in history, it has been our privilege to
continue our education here in a Christian school which is concerned that we receive
adequate preparation for life.
To God we owe thanks for this institution and the ideals for which it stands, for
the privilege of having had Christian teachers, and for the invigorating fellowship with
students of like faith. Only through His kindness have we enjoyed such opportunities.
Dear parents, as we slowly realize all that you have done for us our deep gratitude
can only be expressed in return by deeds of like devotion. It 'has been directly through
your love, manifested by hard work and self-denials, that this long anticipated occasion
has arrived. From your mature experience we have received invaluable Christian train-
ing. It was your word of advice here or counsel there that have proved indispensable to
our character building.
Dear Faculty-Our thoughts are filled with pleasant memories as we recall our
profitable experiences together in and out of the class room. Your noble, patient, self-
sacrificing, Christ-like lives steadily exerting an influence for truth and intelligent con-
servatism have made their permanent impression upon us. We trust that your work
shall not have been in vain.
The Board of Trustees, making possible this school by their liberal expenditures of
time and effort, must also share our appreciation. It is our prayer you may never lose
the vision of the founding fathers in the perpetuation of this institution.
Brother Brackbill-Your participation in the activities of our class 'has contributed
much toward its success. Your spontaneous enthusiasm, love of order, zest for living and
rich Christian experience has stimulated us to aspire for the best in life. We desire that
your light of testimony may burn ever brighter for His glory.
Dear Classmates-We owe much to our parents, the faculty, and the board of trustees.
With their assistance we have forged Christian convictions that are an important part
of our preparation for the duties of life. Moreover we have a responsibility to share with
others our priceless heritage that they too may discover the abundant life in our
Lord Iesus Christ.
As we persistently pursue the path leading to our goals many obstacles and hardships
will be encountered. Each of us will have his share of heartaches and bitter disappoint-
ments. We are in a world which is stained with the deepest dyes of sin. The devil seems
to have control everywhere. Men are lighting and killing each other. The world is
seething with unrest and people on every hand are looking for a vague something, a
panacea which will be a solution to all their problems. Our paths will dip down into
valleys of temptation where the devil with all his diabolical cunningness will seek to lure
us imperceptibly to destructiong but as youth living for Christ we need not be dismayed.
We must continually make our decisions for Christ, and live our lives in participation
with Him. We rnust strive for that goal with a dauntlessness, vigor, and strength of will
which cannot be broken. The church of the future will be built on our generation. What
we are will largely determine what it will be and that depends upon our keeping in the
center of His. will. lt is a challenge to each of us as eager youth living for Christ and the
Church to always keep our motto in mind, "Thy Will Not Mine."
High School Class Oration
OUR CHALLENGING HERITAGE
Two million American youth this spring will face the world in a reality that they
before could only dream of. And what a world they have to face !-a world of hate that
finds release only in blood and destruction-a world of immorality that not even darkest
heathendom knows-a world of such chaos as to make the confusion of Babel a simple
tale. This is the world American youth must face-face with an education that has its
emphasis on a merry-go-round of sports, dances, and movies-face with a heritage of
smoking mothers and drunken fathers-face with a philosophy that thrives on hate and
accepts murder-face with a perverted concept of life and its seriousness and a puerile
knowledge of God that goes no further than the curses that foul their souls. This is the
new generation. This is the generation that is to mould the future and erect the lasting
It is not with pride but with an overpowering sensation of the sternest responsibility
that we, the senior class of nineteen forty-four and forty-live realize that of the two
million American youth graduating this spring we are most privileged. Not because we
face a less cruel, less sin-scarred world than the other two million youth but because we
are products of a heritage that few of these two million American youth know of.
Our heritage has brought to us little of drunken fathers, broken homes, and de-
generate morals: only clean. strong, redblood-cd bodies: only highest morals: only bind-
ing parental unity. Our heritage holds little of modern educational frivolitiesg only
zealous, consecrated instructors: only sound Christian instruction. Our heritage sprang
not from hate and bloodshed. but from love. Our heritage knows little of the futility of
atheism: only a sustaining confidence in God.
As we survey this heritage, a :staggering thought wells up within us: We, recipients
of the worldas greatest heritage, are therefore the earth's 1'11OSt responsible people. How
can we bear the brunt of a responsibility of such awesome proportion?
It is with mixed emotions but in one strong confidence that we lift our hearts, our
hands, our intelligence, our talents, and our staggering responsibility to God-the God
of Abraham, Isaac, and Iacob: the God who delivered Israel out of bondage: the God
who sustained Daniel victor of lions: the God of Paul, Iames, and Iohng the God of
Conrad Grebel, Menno Simons, and Daniel Kauffman: the God of eternity who creat-
ed heaven and earth and all -that is.
On this omnipotent, everlasting God who bore the burdens of the ages we lay our
all, and each in a passionate note of unfaltering trust prays "Thy Will, Not Mine".
High School Class Poem
THY WILL, NOT MINE
Dear Lord, rough and thorny was thy path,
A path is mine.
I stumble-lift me up.
I weaken-strengthen mc.
I fall-support me on thy arm.
But Lord, above all I pray
Thy will-not mine.
Dear Lord, in the garden thou didst pray,
A prayer is mine.
I am lonely-be with me.
I cannot see-guide me.
I faint-restore me.
But Lord, my prayer like thine is
Thy will-not mine.
Dear Lord, to thy lips was brought a cupg
A cup is mine.
I drink-give me peace.
I shrink-encourage me.
I falter-give me aid.
But Lord, still I pray
Thy will-not mine.
Dear Lord, the cross brought thee much pain and woe
AQ cross is mine.
I fear-fortify me.
I tremble-increase my faith.
I suffer pain-heal me.
But Lord, may still I say
Thy will-not mine.
Dear Lord, a heavenly throne is given to thee,
A crown is mine.
I surrender-thou receivest.
I follow-thou leaclest.
I serve-thou rewardest.
Dear Lord, help me to do
Thy will-not mine.
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Phone 213 J LITITZ, PA. 735 S. Broad St.
THE VALLEY CREAMERY, INC.
Weyers Cave, Va.
"Valley Gold Ice Cream"
The Same Good Qualities Always
ALL ORDERS RECEIVE PERSONAL ATTENTION
NEED A NEW SUIT?
I-l. D. WEAVER
Suits made to order-Quality workmanship
PECIAL DISCOUNT T0 STUDENTS
Phone 1382-L E.M.S
D E N T O N S
We apprecxate your patronage
WISH YoU ALL
of a Happy 1945
Special dlscounts to students
joseph Ney 6r Sons
VALLEY REFRIGERATION SERVICE
Kenneth G Good Owner
Commercial and Household Refrlgeratxon
Day 706 Phones
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Telephones 302 and 303
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MERIT SHOES ARE MONEY SAVERS
We Carry the Largest Most Complete Stock
of Shoes m the Valley
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BRENNEMAN S GARAGE
GENERAL AUTO REPAIRING
AUTO ACCESSORIES AND BATTERY SERVICE
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TEXAS GAS AND OIL
day 707 TELEPHONE nght 1384-L
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F. BARTH GARBER, Inc.
X-Ray Shoe Fitters
Dr. DAVID F. BLATT
Office: 505 First National
The place that satisfies
those who are fussy about
We Specialize in
SHENANDOAH VALLEY'S PLAIN CLOTHING
LARGEST for Men and Women
135 S. Main St.
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SHENK ELECTRIC HATCHERY
Jacob A. Shenk, Owner and Mgr.
DAN HARTMAN 'S
M. O. SI-IOWALTER
FRUITS R VEGETABLES
OF ALL KINDS
Men's 81 Boys' Wear
ALFRED NEY Co.
50 N. Main St.
E. R. MILLER, M. D. SfIRiPlI1?845g'gY
Eye, Ear, Nose 8: Throat CQRPQRATION
2nd Floor Professional Bldg. Office Outfitters and
170 s. MAIN ST. Supplies
Office Phone 416
Residence Phone 588
65 E. Market St.
Machinists and Welders
STEAM ENGINES 8: BOILERS.
THRESHERS, BALERS, HAM-
MER MILLS, SAWMILLS.
POWER FARM EQUIPMENT
80 Federal St. Phone 847
BRING YOUR SHOES
NO LONG WAITS
Williams Shoe Store
Quality Shoes 8: Hosiery
Latest styles for dress 8: campus wear
Enjoy foot health with Orthopedic Shoes
X-Ray Fitting 8: Oscillator Treatments
VISIT OUR MODERN STORE AT 102 S. MAIN ST.
Hours: 9 to 5
Evenings by Appointment
HIGH GRADE ENAMELS AND VARNISHES
Park View, Route 4 HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA
"Edgewood Kennel" - Toy-Pomeranian-Dogs - A.K.C. Reg.
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